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  1. 1. Green Economics Institute progressive economics In association with Earthscan Books, Zed Books, Gower Management Books, Pluto Books, Inderscience Publishers of academic journals and IPSERA European Institute of Purchasing and Supply and The International Journal of Green Economics and Purchasing and Supply Management Ltd. A Green Economics Conference Civilisation: the first 10,000 years - an audit Economics in an age of uncertainty and instability Including special conference on: Green Procurement and the Greening of Business. Other streams include: Carbon Reduction and Climate Change, Women and Poverty, Lower Growth Economics, Biodiversity and Species Loss Thursday 17 eve, all day, Friday 18 and Saturday 19 July 2008 Mansfield College Oxford University, Oxford, UK Bookings now open events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu Themes and speakers including: Miriam Kennet, Director Green Economics Institute, Member of Mansfield College Oxford University, Editor International Journal of Green Economics,Environmental Economics and Policy Lecturer, Birkbeck College,London University: Researcher Keele University SPIRE Research Centre and and PSM Purchasing and Supply Management, MCIPS Green Economics The State of the Art, Green Economics and Green Procurement Managing the economy for sustainability in times of uncertainty and lower growth- Womens Unequal Pay- the formal and informal economy- New workings of Economics Aggregates Volker Heinemann
  2. 2. Director Green Economics Institute, Goettingen University,Kiel University and Nottingham University Procurement and Supply Chains, logistics and commodification (Friday) James Lawson, Canada Staple chains and procurement Dr Pritam Singh Oxford Brookes and Oxford University Spatial shift and the current crisis of global capitalism. John Mc-Clintock, European Commission, Brussels(speaking in a personal capacibility) Could fairtrade help us solve the problem of global warming Dr Richard Cuthbertson and "Dr Wojciech Piotrowicz" The Said Business School Oxford University,"Sharing Best Practice in Sustainable Supply Chains" Alan Fenwick Fellow MCIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Supply Chain,Procurement DirectorSupply Chain Vulnerability Jad Oseyran IBM Netherlands IBM speaker from the Netherlands- ( being confirmed),Green Logistics and Supply Chains Rose Bridger Procurement specialist in freight and supply chains, ‘Aviation Economics: how one of the world’s fastest growing industries and source of greenhouse gas emissions balances the books and the payloads’ Joan Watson Procurement - State of Flux consultancy former financial controller Channel 4 talks about sustainable procurement Graham Collins of Proquest UK, Describes his recent work for CIPS and Tradcraft on Responsible Procurement Taking The Lead Peter McManners Henley Management College Putting an Economic Value to Land in Its Natural State Recycling (Friday) Jacky Hollis Hadleys Recycling Company: The Recycling Business Antoniya Dimitrova The WEEE Forum Brussels part of the European Commission will talk about WEEE and recycling of IT and electronic waste. Greening Business ( Friday and Saturday) Michael Gell of Xanfeon Ltd Business' Carbon Footprint Dr Russel Seymour Sustainability Director for Lord Cricket Grounds Developing Sustainability Criteria in your business Nathan Baranowski Nine Feet Tall Uk consultant, and Bath University, Issues in making positive changes to peoples attitudes and activity
  3. 3. Ian Chambers Director Orange plc Sustainable Business Speaks about sustainable Business Biodiversity and economics (Friday) Dr Sacha Norris, Founder of the Siren Foundation, and a Zoologist Oxford University, BBC Wildlife, Civilisation the last 10,000 years an audit, ending species extinction. Dr Russel Seymour IUCN specialist for Rhino and Girafe Conservation Biodiversity and habitat and species extinction issues Bertrand Ngou from Espace Verts, Wetland Savanah in Cameroun Maret Merisaar Estonia MP Estonain Greens and biologist, Baltic Environmental Politics Corina Lewington Formerly coast guard conservation team, and specialist in reptiles and butterflies. RSPB, Birds of prey and endangered ground nesting birds in the New Forest, issues in conservation and public attitudes. Lower Growth Economics( Friday) Miriam Kennet, Green Economics Institute Managing the economy for lower growth economics – economics aggregates Elke Pirgmaeir Austria Decoupling Growth from Resource Use, Green Economics Institute Victor Anderson Uk Sustainable Development Commission Senior Economist, Current policy issues in Sustainability and redefining prosperity and lower growth economics Development, poverty, equity and gender (Friday and Saturday) Bente Madeira, Uk and Denmark (Friday ) Why alternative fuel systems are crucial to our survival Womens economics group and Reading International Solidarity Centre Adrienne Barnett, Barister at Law- South Africa, Botswana and the UK.(Saturday) Specialist in family law, Director of a Nursery school in Kwazula Natal.'A better world through law? Considerations for Green Economics of the theories of Niklas Luhmann' Dr Andrei Dumbraveanu, (Being confirmed)Modavia Sociologist in Moldavia speaks about environmental philosophy John Owens Environmental Refugees and Philosophy Erk Roeloffs,Russia, Khazakstan and Norway GOPA( Being confirmed) Education and training projects for women in Khazakstan Dr Monika Vana MP Austria Women's representation in Politics and Economics Assistant Professor Alexei Kozlov, Russia Foundation for Social Justice
  4. 4. Voronezh, Russia,Social Justice and Energy Security Cagla Unluturk Ulatas, Ankara,Turkey Green Economics Institute, Women globalisation and female labour Adam Short Oxfam Advocacy Coordinator and Youth Policy Worker Alternative Education in Economics Michael Esvelt Oxford Amenesty International Luke, from the Young Greens, European Parliament Peace Advisor Pan European policies for Peace,ending our reliance on the arms trade Carl Schlyter MEP Sweden Labour Market Reforms, Quality of Life and Environmental Impact, Examining the possibilities for Sweden to lower the average working hours per week( Being confirmed) Alexandra Lukaszewicz Poland Women and Poverty in Poland based on UNDP RAPORT "Policy of gender equality", published in Poland in 2007 by Fundation "Fundusz Współpracy", Fateh Mari of Action Aid in Pakistaon Violence against women in the flood hit areas of Pakistan hit areas of Pakistan Dr Judith Delheim Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Germany Dr Alexandre Bertin Poverty and the capability approach: pluralism and social justice Jocelyne Le Boulicaut France European Green Gender Observatory Greening Economics Methodology and Philosophy and Ontology(Friday and Saturday) Professor Gustavo Vargas University of Mexico-Microeconomics and the markets and the firm Adrian Zalaia General Secretary of Mondrago Co-operative Spain, social economics Dr Maria Aeljandra Madi,University of Campinas, Brazil : Private Financial Strategies and the Challenges to the Public Interest in Latin America The International Political Economy of Natural Resources: Private Financial Strategies and the Challenges to the Public Interest in Latin America Gert Reugen Philosophy of Economics Amsterdam Dr Iona Negru Anglia Ruskin College University of Cambridge,
  5. 5. Pluralism and Green Economics and Institutional Economics Dr Grimot Nane University of South Bank "Greening Africa; Issues in Development & Corruption"; Hendrik van den Berg University of Nebraska The Conscience of a Green Economist: Developing a Holistic Framework for Studying Economic Growth and Development Dr Vince Fitsimmons University of Huddersfield, Trade and the impacts of globalisation. Dr Jeff Turk Academy of Sciences Slovenia Methodology in Physics and Economics, formerly CERN. Realism in economics: using narrative interviews Snezana Krgovic, Serbia Any woman can! Women as influential Economic traders, using women's power, Snezana talks about her experience as a trader in Serbia and Antwerp! Professor Jack Reardon USA Equity Markets Pluralism and Green Economics institutional economics Sarah Skinner (South Africa and UK) Saturday Environmental versus Green Economics? – Green Philosophy and Economics and the South African Perspective Dr Jeffrey Smith Americas President Genomics, author Green Tax Policies Greg Rowlinson Deputy Area Director Business Banking, NatWest Bank Our Bank Manager from the Nat West Bank, talks about what bank managers want to see in an age of uncertainty and how to manage in an age of global economic instability ( being confirmed) Louise Unwin European Policy (Saturday) Climate change and carbon (Saturday) Ben Haworth, Birkbeck College, London University, Energy Policy and Climate Change Mayer Hillman (Being Confirmed) Carbon Rationing Louise Unwin Euroheat and Power District Energy European Policy Oliver Tickell Top Environmental Journalist and Physicist launches his new book Kyoto 2 with Zed Books Joseph Ofosu-Aikins
  6. 6. Biofuels in Ghana Els Keytsman, Oxfam, Belgium Author The Climate Book, Climate Change, solutions Women,poverty and the environmental movement. Arnaud Brohe, Oxford University Environmental Change Institute Carbon Off Setting and Regulatory Issues in the UK and France Dr Dave Toke Uk (Saturday ) Renewables and wind policy Economics Philosophy, sustainability and the East (Saturday) Anthony Alexander (Saturday) Green Economics and Philosophy of East and West Yang Chen Bristol University Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies China and Sustainability(Saturday) Dr Chuturat Boontho from Thailand Dr Amit Joyti Sen, Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India Dr Peter Yang Associate Professor of German and Chinese,Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,Case Western Reserve University,Cleveland,Ohio The relationship of China’s public finance and environment protection. The study uses China’s official statistical data of environmental pollution; business related tax revenue including value added tax, corporate tax, resource tax, etc. and GDP as well as fossil fuel consumption and related carbon dioxide emissions since 1981 Publishing Green Economics (Friday and Saturday) Earthscan Publishers of Environmental Books Getting your books published. Gower Publishing Publishing with Gower Zed Books Launch of Oliver Tickells new book Kyoto 2 Greening of Cities and Transport (Saturday) Ernest Urtasun( being confirmed) Spain Catalunya Verdi,Sustainable Cities Initiative, Transport Mobility in Barcelona,Spain Mag.Darko Krajnc Slovenia Slovenia- the Slovenian Green Experience Joe Ravetz Manchester University Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE) Insitututional blocking points for sustainability implementation Johnathan Essex University of Durham and Bioregional(Saturday) Sustainable Buildings Building Sustainability,. Julie Boston
  7. 7. 'Community rail partnership challenge' Sustainable Transport Themes of the conference to include: Civilisation the 1st 10,000 years Greening of Business including Green Procurement and sustainable Supply Chains Sustainable Transport Greening of IT Greening of Building and Construction Greening of Business Women's Poverty and unequal pay and access to assets Green Economics- State of the art Degrowth and Lower Growth Reworking economics,democracy and corporate activity Green issues, social equality and health implications Land Labour and capital – factors of production – an outdated concept? The reality factor in economics,oil gas and taxation issues Bio-diversity and the total economic impacts of species extinction Civilisation – Business – a future – what do they look like? Development economics,basic income, human rights CSR and Controlling corporations international trade, distributive justice Ecological economics - environmental economics Ethics, poverty and social justice Theories of growth revisited, steady state, stationary state and declining state economies Incentives, taxes, regulations in economics Supply chain impacts, outsourcing, off shoring, project buying, Aid, fair trade, bio-diversity Archaeology and anthropology of economics, the role of women Bookings events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu Individual rate if paying yourself, £79 per person per day. Concessions available. Student and concession rate £38.00 per person per day if pre paid and pre arranged. Stalls £100 per day per stall, plus the individual entrance fee as above per person All these rates are stalls only, please add on daily rates for individual attendance registration fees for each person attending with the stall. For further details, contact us. Corporate Rates Corporate Rate for companies if promoting a company perspective in the course of a speech or workshop: £200 per person per day, to include one speaker slot. Government Rate for Government Departments £100 per person, per day, to include one speaker slot.
  8. 8. NGO Rates for larger NGOs with turnover above £100,000 per year: £100 per person per day, to include one speaker slot. University Departments paying, £100 per person per day to include one speaker slot and inclusion of an accepted referenced paper in the proceedings Individual rate if paying yourself, £79 per person per day. Concessions available. Student rate £38.00 per person per day Timetable Thursday 17 July - Evening Welcome Drinks Party, Friday 18 July - Greening Business Conference, sit down lunch, Saturday 19 July - Annual Green Economics Conference 10,000 years of civilisation an Audit:Sandwich Lunch Gala Dinner in the Evening. Please note days for speaking are indicative only and depend on speaker availability and we reserve the right to make changes to the programme if required Registration Thursday night drinks welcome networking party: £10.00 21:00-23:00 Meal out in Local pub on Thursday night Admission fees £79 per person per day Friday and Saturday (including tea/coffee and sandwich lunch) Accommodation Available in the College, 120 rooms for use by the conference participants. Room rates vary from £55 per room to £80 per person per night. Please enquire by email to Lynne Quiggan or Wendy Cameron directly for booking accommodation in the college Email: <Lynne.Quiggin@mansfield.ox.ac.uk>; Many other accommodation options to suit all tastes and pockets are provided on our website under accommodation, please check this and let us know if you have any queries or problems. Additional options include Sit down Lunch in Oxford College Dinning Hall £16 per person as an option on Friday. Dinner in a local restaurant on Friday night to be paid directly to the restaurant. Gala Dinner in College Saturday night £37.00 Book launch Oliver Tickell tbc 20 % reduction in registration fee for members of the Institute and for speakers presenting pre–accepted papers. Special Membership Offer If booking for the conference, reduced membership fee will be available for £20 for 2008 if booked with conference registration and registration form. Publications All paid up delegates will receive a copy of the Proceedings of the conference on arrival at the conference. Full Papers to be sent to miriam.kennet@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu in June 2008 (8 pages of A4, 2000 words max). All papers will be considered for publication in the Academic Journal - International Journal of Green Economics and for The Green Economist members Journal. All papers will be published by the Green Economics Institute in the
  9. 9. Proceedings of the Conference. Any papers received after that date cannot be accepted. Some papers will also be considered for publication in The Green Economist. All speakers to send requests to speak to greeneconomicsinstitute@yahoo.com. The conference already has many fascinating speakers- do please do apply to speak as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Some subject streams are completely full, others are still open so please enquire as soon as possible. All speakers are required to pay the daily rate to enable a wide variety of speakers to be included and are required to provide a paper. This conference must be pre-registered and pre- paid. Please send your booking form to the email address below and send the booking form together with a cheque to: The Green Economics Institute, 6 Strachey Close, Tidmarsh, READING RG8 8EP. If you are booking from a non UK location please email for details of payment methods. events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu www.greeneconomics.org.uk